UMR Research Ltd - Latest News [Page 1]

Top news stories for 2018

Friday, 21 December 2018, 7:59 pm | UMR Research Ltd

The top news stories of the year were the rising fuel costs in October, and the rescue of the boys from a cave in Thailand in July. More >>

Public favour English as Key’s successor

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:06 pm | UMR Research Ltd

In a recent poll by UMR Research, when asked whether - if he were to win the next election - Prime Minister John Key would stand down before the 2020 election or serve out the full three-year term as Prime Minister, 58% of New Zealanders said they thought ... More >>

Public attitudes to data sharing cautious but shifting

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:49 pm | UMR Research Ltd

Approximately two-thirds (65%) of New Zealanders continue to be concerned about privacy. This result is statistically unchanged from previous surveys in 2014 and 2012. The public opinion survey, commissioned by the Privacy Commissioner, was released to ... More >>

NZ Flag Referendum Update - Mid-March 2016

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 2:02 pm | UMR Research Ltd

>Results in this report are based upon questions asked in the UMR Research nation-wide omnibus survey. This is a telephone survey of a nationally representative sample of 750 New Zealanders 18 years of age and over. More >>

NZ Flag Referendum Update - Feb 2016

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 3:28 pm | UMR Research Ltd

>Results in this report are from the monthly UMR Online Omnibus survey. The survey is a nationally representative sample of 1000 New Zealanders, 18 years of age and over. More >>

All Blacks' Victory Top Story of the Year

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 2:50 pm | UMR Research Ltd

The top news story for the year was the All Blacks winning the Rugby World Cup. More >>

Survey: NZ Flag Referendum Update

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 11:13 am | UMR Research Ltd

>On first preferences the red and blue Lockwood fern design (on 35%) is ahead of the blue and black fern (on 33%). >Red Peak sits in third with 17% of respondents giving it their first preference – the proportion similar to the October survey. ... More >>

NZ Flag Referendum Poll

Monday, 19 October 2015, 2:00 pm | UMR Research Ltd

>The red and blue Lockwood fern is ahead of the blue and black fern as first preference. >Through the single transferable vote system the red and blue fern edges the blue and black fern, but it is within margin of error. >None of the proposed designs seriously ... More >>

Flag panel not far away from public choice

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 4:24 pm | UMR Research Ltd

A UMR online survey shows that the top two public choices were picked by the panel. More >>

New Zealanders Want the MMP One-seat Exemption Dropped

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 9:47 am | UMR Research Ltd

A poll released today by UMR Research shows a clear majority against keeping the one-seat exemption. Under New Zealand’s MMP system, parties that win an electorate seat are entitled to additional list seats even if they do not get 5% of the vote. ... More >>

Limited Support for Govt Funding of Future America’s Cup Bid

Friday, 18 October 2013, 11:47 am | UMR Research Ltd

A poll released today by UMR Research shows that, while New Zealanders are comfortable with government funding of the 2013 challenge, they’re less supportive of government funding for any future America’s Cup challenge. More >>

NZers Choose ANZAC Day over Waitangi Day

Friday, 19 April 2013, 1:50 pm | UMR Research Ltd

A clear majority of New Zealanders say that ANZAC Day means more to them than Waitangi Day, according to a poll released today by UMR Research. 60% of New Zealanders said that ANZAC Day meant more to them than Waitangi Day, while only 8% said that Waitangi ... More >>

New Zealanders Cautious On Hobbit Hype

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 2:17 pm | UMR Research Ltd

• New Zealanders were fairly evenly divided on whether it was worthwhile subsidising the Hobbit. In UMR’s latest online omnibus, only a narrow plurality 42% to 38% thought we had got value for money from the subsidy. More >>

Poll Results: Most NZers Think Expelled MPs Should Resign

Monday, 17 December 2012, 4:41 pm | UMR Research Ltd

70% of New Zealanders believe that list MPs who are expelled from their parties should have to resign from parliament, according to a UMR Research poll released today. 16% think that they should not have to leave parliament, while 14% are undecided. More >>

Hobbit Poll Shows Kiwis Optimistic But Not Very Interested

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 11:52 am | UMR Research Ltd

Only 1% of New Zealanders expect the Hobbit film to be a box office flop, according to a UMR Research poll released today. More >>

Facebook Still Dominates But Linkedin Rising Fast

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 11:19 am | UMR Research Ltd

20 November 2012 Facebook Still Dominates But Linkedin Rising Fast 76% of New Zealanders who are online use Facebook, up 7% since 2011. Linkedin is the next most popular on 29%, although this is more than double what it was in 2011 (previously 12%). On ... More >>

Rugby Fans Pick McCaw as Greatest All Black of All Time

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 3:32 pm | UMR Research Ltd

56% of New Zealanders who are very interested in rugby think that Richie McCaw deserves to be seen as the greatest All Black of all time, according to a poll released by UMR Research today. More >>

NZers Split on Dotcom, Made up Their Minds on John Banks

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 11:21 am | UMR Research Ltd

11 October 2012 New Zealanders Split on Dotcom, But Have Made up Their Minds on John Banks New Zealanders are split on Kim Dotcom but are highly negative towards John Banks, according to a UMR Research poll released today. More >>

What NZers Think of the Scott Guy Murder Trial

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 12:44 pm | UMR Research Ltd

Just 20% of New Zealanders believe Ewen Macdonald did not murder Scott Guy, according to a UMR Research poll released today. More >>

What Makes New Zealanders Happy Revealed by UMR

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 10:02 am | UMR Research Ltd

UMR Research today released the second part of our Happiness of New Zealand research, which looks at how aspects of life relate to our happiness. The research shows that the factors most associated with being happy include: More >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL